Job Title: Assistant Professor in Materials Modelling and Computational Mechanics

Location of Position: Calgary, Canada

Employing Institution: University of Calgary

Description of Position: The Department of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering in the Schulich School of Engineering at the University of Calgary is pleased to invite applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor in Materials Modelling and Computational Mechanics. The anticipated start date is July 1, 2023.

We are seeking an emerging scholar with an original and innovative research program related to materials modelling and computational mechanics to establish a strong research program within the University of Calgary and the Department. Expertise in non-linear computational mechanics, with an emphasis on material modelling, coupled multi-physics and multi-scale problems is desired.

Minimum Qualifications: To be eligible for consideration, candidates should have a Doctoral degree in Mechanical Engineering, Engineering Mechanics, Engineering Science, Materials Engineering, or a closely related discipline by the start date. Applicants with relevant industrial experience are encouraged to apply. Strong oral and written English communication skills are required. All candidates should be eligible for registration as a professional engineer with the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Alberta (APEGA).

Application Procedure: Interested individuals are encouraged to submit an application online via the 'Apply Now' link. Please be aware that the application process allows for only four attachments. The four attachments should be organized to contain the following (which may require you to merge documents):

  • Cover letter and Curriculum Vitae, including the name and contact information of three referees
  • Statement of EDI experience, contribution, and leadership plan (up to 2 pages)
  • Statement of research interests, accomplishments, and vision (up to 2 pages) and one research manuscript (published or under preparation), all combined into one document
  • Statement of teaching philosophy (up to 2 pages)

Applications materials exceeding the page limit per statement will be disregarded.

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Contact Information: Dr. Philip Egberts, [email protected]


Closing DateApplications will be accepted until November 25, 2022.